Krupali Tejura, M.D.
“I’m really excited to bring my training back to the community that I grew up in and who supported my dream to become a physician; I look forward to joining a team so committed to high quality cancer care and research.”
Krupali Tejura, M.D., is a native of Southern California. While training in radiation oncology at Emory University, she participated in several cancer awareness programs, including the American Cancer Society Relay for Life, and was on the medical staff for the breast cancer walks in Atlanta. She was also recently named one of "The Hundred" by Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, an award focused on those passionately advancing the fight against cancer.
Dr. Tejura appeared on Ted Koppel’s Discovery Channel special, “Living with Cancer,” where she participated in the Community Hall meeting with Lance Armstrong, Elizabeth Edwards and Leroy Sievers. She has also spoken at TEDxYouth Day, TED You, and NPR about her concept of patient care.
Dr. Tejura’s warm, outgoing personality is a comfort to all her patients. Her passion lies in not only treating cancer but being a patient advocate incorporating social media to give hope and fulfill the dreams of her patients.
Her personal hobbies and interests include traveling the word, reading, writing, scuba diving, photography and walking alongside the ocean. She loves to spend time with her family and friends.
Radiation Therapy, American Board of Radiology
2002, M.D., University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
1997, B.S., Biological Sciences, Magna Cum Laude, B.A., Sociology, Magna Cum Laude, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
2003-2007, Radiation Oncology, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
2002-2003, Internal Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
2014 - Present, Radiation Oncologist/Staff Physician, Department of Radiation Oncology, City of Hope, Upland CA
2007 - 2014, Radiation Oncologist, Wilshire Oncology Medical Group, Inc., Corona, CA
2009, ASCO Clinical Trials Participation Award
2005, Research Prize Award, National Medical Association
2002, Medical School Graduation Speaker, University of California Los Angeles
2002, Excellence in Research Award, University of California Los Angeles
1999-2000, Interim Research Training Fellowship Award, National Institutes of Health
1993-1997, Trustee Scholar, University of Southern California
Association of Residents in Radiation Oncology
American Society for Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology
California Medical Association
Los Angeles County Medical Association
American Medical Association
American Association of Physicians from India